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1) Rabbits are small mammals in the family leporidae of the order lagomorph, found in several parts of the world. There are eight different genera in the family classified as rabbits. Given the characteristics of this species in terms of sexual precocity, high fertility, short reproductive cycle, proliferation and animal protein for feeding human the rabbit has gone in a few years, the familyfarm, which was dedicated to raising their own consumption, the industrial exploitation. The reproduction of the rabbit is fast for all breeds even if they are small animals. Food is important for healthy rabbits, the owner has to understand all the information on the nutritional needs of their pets. Should also know what foods to provide them, in order to obtain the best results.

2) The scaleclassifies the rabbit zoological within the class of mammals in the family of Leporidae and the gender of Oryctogalus, being the kind Orictogalus cuniculus own Europe, the western Mediterranean and northern Africa. The domestic rabbit is directly descended from wild rabbit "Lepus cuniculus." Since then, France is traditionally regarded as the country producing rabbits. The rabbit is a good petchoice. It is clean, docile and intelligent. The bunny attracts much admiration around the world, for many reasons: he is tenacious and can survive in almost all situations. Because of their high birth rate, the rabbit has been able to keep the number of copies of his race at a constant level, despite the intervention of man .The rabbit is found in almost all regions of the world, from the desertregions, even in the icy Polar Regions. The first news about the domestication of the rabbit dating to the time of the Roman Empire, who were the first to realize the value of the rabbit as a product or commodity edible. The origin of the domestic rabbit is explained by the various amendments, due to the domestication and selection, the wild rabbit has undergone successively over time, thus producingmarked differences between them. These differences are evident especially in regard to the structure of the skull, body size, the colors and texture of the coat, and appearance of the ears also differ in certain physiological and the duration of estrus, which extends to the home throughout the year, affecting positively their prolificacy.

3) The rabbit is about the size of an adult domesticcat, between 40 and 45 inches long from tip of snout to tail. The head is round, but slightly elongated face, the mouth or nose is small and is enrolled in a small area of skin, naked and hairless, moist, called "rhinarium." Mouth, relatively wide, is bordered by the lips, which can be separated to make visible the upper pair of incisors. The area around the mouth and cheeks are covered with long,thin whiskers or bristles vibrating, which are also found around the eyes. The rabbit eyes are large and arranged laterally. The pupils, very prominent, have a 360 º field of view. It is interesting to note that the eyes have visual fields that overlap in about 30 degrees on the part of the front and 10 degrees on the back. The rabbit has three eyelids: an upper, one lower, and a third that can beclosed to protect the cornea during a fight or in front of a cloud of dust. Both the upper and lower eyelids have eyelashes. The top pair is unusually long. The dominant feature of the rabbit's head refers to its long ears or pinna. Under normal conditions remain stiff or erect ears. When the rabbit run or fight, or afraid, the ears down and its main axis is aligned with the body lines, providingless white to danger. The head is separated from the body by a short neck, visible when they are relaxed. The forelimbs of the rabbit are thin and fine structure. When the rabbit is bent, remain slightly bent at the elbow and below the chest.

4) The purpose of repeated crosses, meaning choices and interesting mutation fixation is to create and perfect races, with the aim of obtaining...
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